Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
(lionfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1541635
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryBelize
StateBZ
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Belize, Bacalar Chico
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWestern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006800
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month4
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsAbout 13.5 miles north of town within the coral reef, just off shore maybe halfway out to the reef. See voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Photo



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